Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
331 AM CDT TUE OCT 24 2017

...GUSTY WINDS TODAY...

LMZ643>646-241645-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0087.171024T1100Z-171024T1400Z/
/O.CON.KMKX.GL.W.0012.171024T1400Z-171025T0900Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
331 AM CDT TUE OCT 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM
CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 KNOTS FOR THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.

* WAVES: 1 TO 2 FEET INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID-AFTERNOON.
  HIGHEST WAVES WILL BE TOWARD OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
DDV

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